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Author Broad, Robin.
Title Unequal alliance : the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Philippines / Robin Broad.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, [1988]
©1988

Series Studies in international political economy ; 19
Studies in international political economy ; 19.
Subject World Bank -- Philippines.
International Monetary Fund -- Philippines.
Philippines -- Economic policy.
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 352 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-337) and index.
Contents Preface / Robin Broad, John Cavanagh -- The Philippine Setting -- The Newest International Division of Labor -- General Analytical Framework -- The Philippine Transformation -- New Departures -- Searching for a Role: The Early Years -- Origins -- The Formative Fifties -- The IMF Takes the Lead -- Maturation: Bank and Fund Centerstage -- International Political Configuration -- Shifting International Division of Labor -- New Bank and Fund Roles -- The State Role -- Negotiating Adjustment: The Industrial Sector -- A Faltering Facility -- An Escalating World Bank Presence -- SAL: The Consensus -- The Technocrats: Transnationalist Allies -- Adjustment in Action -- Tariff Reform -- Lifting the Import Restrictions -- De Facto Devaluation -- Export Promotion -- The IMF's Hidden Role -- Slicing the Economic Pie -- National Entrepreneurs -- Industrial Wage-Earners -- Industrialization and the Financial Sector -- Fathering Domestic Legislation -- Opening the Floodgates -- "What It Means to Be a Guinea Pig" -- Seeding the Central Bank -- Beyond the Apex Loan -- Reshaping the Philippines' Political Economy -- "Separating the Men from the Boys" -- "Bring in a Foreign Partner" -- The Triple Alliance -- Export-Oriented Industrialization: An Assessment -- Stagnation on Global Markets -- A Modern Enclave -- Overall Performance -- Things Fall Apart: The Rise of Debt, the Fall of Marcos, and the Opportunity for Change / Robin Broad, John Cavanagh -- The Slide Continues -- Glory Days? -- From Bad to Worse: The Philippines, 1983-1986.
Summary In this seminal work, U.S. development specialist Robin Broad chronicles the Philippine experiment with the structural adjustment model of development espoused by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
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Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9780520909977 (electronic bk.)
0520909976 (electronic bk.)
0585112118 (electronic bk.)
9780585112114 (electronic bk.)
9780520069534 (print)
0520069536 (print)
0520059050
9780520059054
0520069536
128235566X
9781282355668
OCLC # 43476294
Additional Format Print version: Broad, Robin. Unequal alliance. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1988 0520059050 (DLC) 87010745 (OCoLC)15549981